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Lat: 42.26N, Lon: 110.2W
Wx Zone: WYZ026 CWA Used: RIW

Wyoming Drought Monitor

The Wyoming Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Wyoming land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.

Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.

Wyoming Drought Monitor

Wyoming Hydrologic Information Statement

Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1045 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...Moderate to heavy rain showers possible Thursday night through 
early Saturday morning over the Shoshone, Big Horn, and Powder 
River Basins...

...Additional flooding is possible along small streams and creeks Friday 
morning Sunday afternoon....

Moderate to heavy rain showers are expected to start across north 
and north central Wyoming Thursday night through early Saturday 
morning.  One two inches rain is possible across drainages 
with isolated areas of three inches over orographically
favored watersheds.  At this time, the heaviest rain is expected 
over the Shoshone, Big Horn, and Powder River Watersheds.

Rainfall runoff over already saturated soils from recent storms
will allow small creeks and streams and in north and north central
Wyoming to flow at high levels beginning Thursday night and lasting
into Sunday afternoon. Additional flooding will be possible along small
streams and creeks Friday morning through Saturday night.

Snowmelt runoff will be minimal Thursday through Saturday as afternoon 
temperatures at the 9000 foot elevation are forecasted to remain in the 
middle 40 to lower 50s.

Stay tuned for additional flood outlooks, watches, and warnings as
conditions warrant during this next event. 

Graphical forecasts are available at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=riw 
Visit weather.gov/riverton and select the rivers & lakes tab for 
graphical forecasts and additional information.

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